Transforming the conversation around cyber security

By: WebWire

Leading technology provider in the UK, Softcat, have presented their view on why the C-suite and IT need to work together when it comes to cyber security. Published via Softcat's dynamic new IT thought leadership platform, Fluent, the article gives a new perspective on the subject. 

For the most part, similar cyber security articles focus on the issue from the point of view of the cyber security team. Softcat are eager to show that in doing so half the story is being ignored. With that in mind, the point of this article, written by Adam Louca, Chief Technologist Security, is to positively change the focus.

Louca points out, “I think it's time to change the way we speak about cyber security”. He goes on to say, “Boards are informed they need to continue investing in the next whizbang solution, be scared of the latest attack vector, or face the rath of a nation state threat actor. What about if we imagine we are no longer IT professionals but have transitioned into the role of a member of the leadership team?”

The article continues by asking what it would look like to have a more balanced communication and how it might shift the way the C-suite responds – ultimately improving the business as a whole.

Access to Louca's full article can be found on Fluent – as well as a broader selection of thought leadership pieces that share Softcat's views on technological developments throughout the industry.

Fluent focuses on wide variety of key themes, which include: 

  • Cyber security first aid
  • ​Aligning the C-suite with IT 
  • Datacentre operations post-COVID-19
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
  • Leveraging forced changes in the healthcare market
  • Secure access service edge
  • Predicting the workplace of tomorrow
  • Digital transformation outlook
  • Managing teams remotely

Visit Fluent now.

About Softcat

Softcat is one of the UK's leading providers of technology solutions and services and an FTSE 250 listed company. They are passionate about outstanding employee satisfaction and world-class customer service – both of which inspire their flexible, friendly approach to business.

Softcat provides organisations with workplace, datacentre, networking and security solutions combined with all the services required to design, deliver and support these on premise or in the cloud.

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